Cisco's Firepower Next Generation Firewalls provide a significant performance improvement over Cisco's previous-generation ASA 5500-X firewalls and offer unified management and automation of modern security capabilities such as application visibility, next-generation intrusion protection (NGIPS) with risk prioritization, advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, and multi-node sandboxing. Progent's Cisco CCIE firewall consultants can assist your organization to plan and execute a smooth migration to Firepower firewalls from Cisco's legacy ASA 5500-X, ASA 5500, or PIX appliances and show you how to integrate Firepower appliances with Cisco's subscription-based security services to create and centrally manage network environments that span branch offices, data centers, and cloud resources.
Progent's Cisco-certified wireless consultants can help businesses of all sizes to design, implement, manage and troubleshoot Cisco Aironet Wi-Fi access point solutions to achieve the throughput, coverage, capacity, scale, security and manageability required for seamless access between wireless and wired network infrastructure. Progent offers efficient remote and on-premises support for both end-of-life and current 802.11ac Aironet access points and Progent can help your business plan and maintain wireless solutions that include indoor and outdoor Aironet Wi-Fi APs.
Amazon Marketplace Web Service is an integrated collection of APIs that enables Amazon sellers to improve the efficiency of their business processes by automating crucial sales activities such as listings, orders, shipments, inbound and outbound fulfillment, and finances. By leveraging Amazon's extensive online selling environment and automating their sales processes, vendors can broaden their market, reduce their operating costs, improve reaction time to customers, and increase their bottom line. Progent's Amazon Marketplace Web Service developers can work with your development team and provide programming, workflow integration, project management support, and mentoring to help you shorten development time and costs and expedite your ROI.
Les Kent has a 35-year track record of effective technology integration, business administration, sales, and operations. He has demonstrated a talent for creating sophisticated information technology solutions in his roles as as a network architect, software developer, project manager, deployment expert, and problem solver for small businesses, new ventures, and global enterprises.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants offer cost-effective remote support and development services to help your business to plan, deploy, administer, and maintain Microsoft SharePoint 2010 environments that can include web pages able to function as intranets, extranets, document management applications, wikis, data marts, business information systems, enterprise-wide search, workflows, and other tools to support and improve teamwork. Progent can help you combine SharePoint 2010 with Microsoft SQL Server and with third-party data sources and with Microsoft's popular office productivity applications like Excel, Word, Outlook, and Visio. Progent can help you to upgrade from previous versions of SharePoint or move a mix of web technologies into a unified and easy-to-manage SharePoint 2010 environment.
Progent's Microsoft and Cisco premier network engineers offer advanced help with a wide range of technologies and can deliver that expertise online anywhere in the U.S. or onsite in select cities throughout the United States and anywhere in California. Progent offers online help for networks based on Microsoft Windows, UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, or Apple macOS and OS X, or for environments that include a combination of Microsoft Windows and UNIX-based platforms. Progent also can provide access to the help of Cisco CCIE network specialists for complex connectivity problems, as well as the the support of CISA-qualified security engineers to assist with complex security planning and problem solving. Progent has provided online troubleshooting to companies in all 50 states in the United States.
Progent's certified SQL Server 2019 consultants can help you to evaluate the advantages for migrating to SQL Server 2019 and can deliver fast online or onsite contact with consulting experts in solution planning and integration, application development, database administration, and cybersecurity.
Progentís IT outsourcing packages provide affordable computer support for small businesses. Whether it involves designing system infrastructure, creating an in-house Help Desk or using an outside one, deploying an updated email platform, monitoring your system, or building an on-line business application, outsourcing your IT engineering services can contain costs and eliminate risks, allowing network support budgets to grow in a more linear and controlled manner than is possible by building up a bulky, all-purpose in-house IT organization. Progentís Outsourcing White Paper and datasheets show how Progent can enable you to create a protected and highly available system foundation for your vital business software based on Windows including Microsoft Office XP, Microsoft Office 2003, and Office 2000.
Progent's UNIX family consulting services offer small and mid-size businesses and software developers support for administering and supporting UNIX, Linux or Solaris environments that coexist with Microsoft-based technology. Progent offers your business contact with UNIX experts, support professionals certified by Microsoft and Cisco, and security specialists with CISA credentials. This broad array of expertise offers you a convenient one-stop source to help you create and maintain a secure and robust mixed-platform network and communications solution that supports UNIX and Microsoft coexistence by integrating Microsoft Windows with major versions of UNIX such as Mac OS X, Solaris, IBM AIX, Hewlett Packard HP-UX, Berkeley UNIX (BSD), SCO, and Silicon Graphics IRIX (SGI/IRIX or major Linux derivatives such as RedHat Linux, SUSE, CentOS, Ubuntu Linux, PCLOS, fedora, Gentoo, Mandrake/Mandriva, Debian GNU/Linux, and Slackware Linux.
Progent's Juniper-authorized network consultants can assist your company to plan and implement Juniper Firewall and VPN technology, enhance and support your network infrastructure, and migrate efficiently from discontinued products to the latest releases. Progent's Junos OS consultants can also offer support for Juniper's flagship network operating system to help your business to simplify the administration and strengthen the security of your Juniper VPN devices and firewalls. Progent also has broad experience maintaining Juniper's NetScreen OS and ScreenOS software productss and can help organizations maintain networks that incorporate a combination of Juniper's software platforms.
Progent's pricing model is to charge for online support and in-person help per minute. Consequently, you owe just for received support. Progent does not demand a more expensive rate for after-hours or emergency support, and within California or in regions where Progent provides in-person service, Progent does not charge for travel time except for urgent calls where on-site time is less than 4 hours. In addition, Progent applies no service activation charge and asks no monthly commitment for services delivered during normal working hours. Many service organizations impose substantial minimum payments or charge for every quarter hour or longer. Progent's small granularity does away with big invoices for fast repairs so you will not be forced to allow minor problems to fester.
Progent can provide in-depth online consulting for all technologies associated with todayís small business IT systems and offers a variety of strategic, as-needed services including a temporary Chief Information Officer to provide advanced planning and negotiating capability, a Call Center for help desk services, proactive remote monitoring, spam and email-borne virus protection as an outside-the-firewall service, best-practices project management help for critical projects such as office relocations oroperating system upgrades, Cisco-certified consultants for building and maintaining fast and robust infrastructure, certified security specialists to ensure data safety and compliance, disaster recovery experts to help design business continuity plans, and software programmers to write, customize, or troubleshoot mission-critical applications.
Global Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to validate the skill of information technology security professionals. GIAC certifications are recognized by companies and government organizations throughout the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance consultants offer help with any of the network security capabilities addressed within GIAC certification such as auditing network security mechanisms, event management and response, traffic analysis, web-based application security and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
Progentís ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure management service that makes it simple and affordable for smaller businesses to map, monitor, reconfigure and troubleshoot their networking appliances such as switches, firewalls, and wireless controllers as well as servers, printers, endpoints and other devices. Incorporating state-of-the-art Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) technology, WAN Watch makes sure that infrastructure topology diagrams are kept current, copies and manages the configuration of almost all devices connected to your network, monitors performance, and generates notices when potential issues are discovered. By automating complex network management processes, WAN Watch can knock hours off ordinary tasks like network mapping, expanding your network, locating appliances that require important software patches, or isolating performance bottlenecks.
Microsoft System Center 2016 Operations Manager (SCOM 2016) helps to promote top performance and maximum availability for key workloads by offering centralized, cross-platform tracking of physical and virtual infrastructure installed throughout local systems and private and public clouds. Progent's SCOM consulting group offers world-class online and onsite support to assist organizations of any size to plan, integrate, optimize, enhance and troubleshoot Operations Manager 2016 deployments. Progent can assist you to migrate to SCOM 2016 from older releases or from other monitoring products, or combine a variety of monitoring systems into a unified IT management solution. Progent can also show you how to expand your SCOM 2016 environment to incorporate infrastructure based in public clouds such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS.
Progent's Cisco-certified wireless networking consultants can provide remote and on-premises consulting and support services to help you to design, configure, administer, tune, and debug Wi-Fi deployments that utilize Cisco's Meraki APs. Progent's experts can also help you to design and deploy hybrid networks that combine on-premises and cloud-based resources and that provide seamless connectivity, enhanced security and compliance, streamlined management, and consistent performance for all your mobile and desktop endpoints.
Progent uses an enterprise-class support reporting system that stores and formats complete documentation for all billed support activities. Unlike many freelance consultants or small service organizations who offer minimal documentation or details of services done, every service delivered by Progent is accompanied by comprehensive documentation. Every Progent consultant has access to the support reports sent by each staff member to each client. The discipline of detailing and organizing support records results in more effective support and eliminates a variety of common misfortunes such as when a support customer is effectively held hostage to a consultant who wonít let go of vital service information.
For small and midsize businesses, computer security and information assurance and regulatory compliance can be too complicated to master yet too risky to ignore. The world's biggest institutions have been hacked, and the top cloud service providers have on occasion been taken down. It seems like there's no place to hide. Progent has made it affordable for small and midsize businesses to carry out vital IT security projects effectively by providing the benefit of billable time to the closest minute with no minimum billing for online support. This means you have access to a world-class information consultant to deliver just the knowledge you need when you need it. Progentís CISA, CISM, GIAC, CISSP and ISSAP certified consultants can help your business with any level of network security including vulnerability assessments, virus screening and recovery, spam and email content filtering, email data loss protection, compliance reporting, and creating a comprehensive security plan.
Progentís expert programmers, database designers, and project managers can assist enterprise clients to carry out development projects for Microsoft Windows, Linux/UNIX, or Web applications. Progent's enterprise co-sourcing services include access to seasoned program managers for advanced planning and project co-ordination or Progent can assist customers plug expertise gaps by providing database architects and software programmers experienced in building RDBMS applications powered by Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, or MySQL. Progent's SharePoint consultants can assist businesses to incorporate SharePoint with additional data sources like SQL Server and Office Excel to build data-driven intranets and portal sites. Progent also can provide experience with web development tools and can help businesses to create, expand, repair, or migrate web applications to take advantage of the most current web technology.
Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network engineers can assist you to manage your existing PIX or ASA 5500 security appliances or migrate to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent can also help your company to plan, integrate, tune, manage and troubleshoot firewall solutions based on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services
Cisco's Firepower Next Generation Firewalls provide a significant performance boost compared to Cisco's popular ASA 5500-X firewalls and offer centralized control of modern cybersecurity capabilities such as application visibility and control, next-generation intrusion protection (NGIPS) with risk prioritization, advanced malware protection (AMP), DDoS mitigation, and multi-node sandboxing. Progent's Cisco CCIE firewall consultants can help your organization to plan and execute a smooth upgrade to Firepower firewalls from Cisco's legacy ASA 5500-X, ASA 5500, or PIX firewalls and help you integrate Firepower appliances with Cisco's subscription-based security services to build and centrally manage network environments that span branch offices, data centers, private clouds and public clouds.
Progent's Citrix-certified consultants can assist you to assess the business value of the various editions of Citrix Essentials for Hyper-V, assist you to use Citrix management utilities with your Microsoft Hyper-V environment, and demonstrate to you how to deploy Citrix Essentials to enhance the responsiveness, uptime, flexibility, and fault tolerance of your virtualized network while reducing the cost of resources and operations and streamlining management processes.
Progent's ISSAP Premier security consultants, or Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals, are experts who have earned ISSAP Certification as a result of thorough testing and extensive experience with network security design. ISSAP security experts possess in-depth understanding of access control mechanisms and methodologies, phone system and network security, cryptography, needs evaluation, BCP and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security specialists can assist your business with all phases of architecture security.
Progent's certified Windows 2000 Server consultants can provide computer help and information technology consulting services for the entire line of .NET Servers, Windows 2000 Server, and Microsoft Windows Server 2003. Progent's Windows 2000 Server configuration, optimization, and troubleshooting offerings include system planning, installation, project management, on-site and off-site support, Help Desk outsourcing, expert security analysis, turn-key outsourcing, and economical co-sourcing.
Progent provided a wireless networking environment that enabled a school to increase efficiency and eliminate the ongoing expense of a dedicated link. Progent proposed a Proxim Tsunami high-speed wireless bridge. The economical building-to-building Proxim wireless bridge is designed for connecting separate sites as far as 2.5 miles apart and can reach even greater distances. This wireless solution provided better bandwidth and reliability than simply amplifying the 802.11b wireless connection, and because it uses the 5.8Ghz spectrum it offered protection against local interference.
Progent's ProSight family of managed IT services are designed to provide organizations who maintain small in-house IT administration and support staffs with affordable access to enterprise-class management tools and technical expertise. Benefits of Progent's ProSight catalog of managed services include predictable IT management costs, smart automation of common administrative processes, continual adoption of the latest technology, smooth migration from legacy technology to modern solutions, close alignment of information technology with strategic goals, access to veteran IT consultants, and allowing management to focus on business issues instead of fast-evolving computer technology.
SQL Server 2016 introduces major enhancements in performance, capacity, security, high-availability, mobile computing support, and integrated business intelligence. New features include PolyBase for handling SQL and NoSQ files in one appliance for data warehousing, Hadoop integration, Row-level Security, Mobile Report Publisher, and seamless control over local and cloud-resident operations and services. Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting team can provide online and on-premises support to assist organizations of any size to configure, administer or troubleshoot any version of SQL Server 2016. Progent can also help you to interface SQL Server 2016 with all core Microsoft products including Windows Server, Exchange Server 2016, SharePoint Server, Microsoft Dynamics CRM and GP, Skype for Business, and SCOM.
Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting and Management outsourcing offers comprehensive hosting of a small or mid-size company's production servers in a solution that delivers the highest level of availability and scalability and is also simple to transfer to another host. ProSight Virtual Hosting services are based upon mature virtualization platforms that enable small companies with multi- platform IT systems to save significantly on the costs of capital equipment, infrastructure maintenance, and IT administration while benefiting from enterprise-class fault tolerance and an unmatched degree of vendor independence.
Progent can assist your business to design and execute an efficient migration from a UNIX-powered information system to a network based on Microsoft Windows and suited for supporting Microsoft's popular office productivity software, business applications, and software development platforms. Progent's UNIX, Windows and Cisco consultants and application specialists can assist you to guard your information and minimize business discontinuity by designing an efficient migration strategy that preserves your current investments in UNIX application and technology. UNIX-to-Windows migration support expertise available from Progent include analysis of current infrastructure, transition strategy and testing, Exchange migration support, data and application software transition, and server and storage transition and consolidation.
For enterprises with branches in or any area covered by Progent's consultants, Progent's Microsoft-Premier IT support professionals and certified Cisco system specialists can provide a range of network support services including project planning, Sarbanes Oxley compliance, site relocations, enterprise security, network design, on-site or remote emergency support, and troubleshooting for co-location hosting facilities. A Progent IT consultant can show you how to plan a multi-office information system that makes efficient use of colocation facilities and Internet hosting sites. Progentís Microsoft Certified consultants can help major enterprises plan, integrate and support major rollouts of updated releases of Microsoft products including Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange Server, SharePoint Server, Microsoft SQL, and Enterprise Windows. Progentís CCIE and Cisco Certified Network Professional consultants can help you configure Cisco technology for connectivity solutions that incorporate simple, high-performance, integrated, and remote networking.
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection solution that incorporates next generation behavior-based machine learning tools to guard endpoints as well as servers and VMs against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely evade legacy signature-based AV products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards local and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to address the entire threat progression including protection, identification, containment, remediation, and forensics. Key features include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time network-wide immunization against new attacks.
Progent can assist your business in all facets of your upgrade to Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 such as designing high availability architecture for an on-premises, Microsoft cloud connected or hybrid deployment; CAL licensing requirements for Exchange Server and Windows Server 2012 R2 or later; migrating mailboxes; Hyper-V virtualization strategy; determining storage capacity required for your virtual machines, databases and logs; setting up hardware load balancing (HLB) for high-availability CAS services; planning, configuring and validating Exchange Servers and Windows Servers and Database Availability Groups (DAGs); integration with SharePoint Server or SharePoint Online; preparing the firewall; creating SSL certs; providing client integration with Office desktop or Microsoft Office 365; and setting up Outlook on the web (formerly Outlook Web App).
Progentís staff of Microsoft and Cisco Premier consultants average more than a decade of hands-on professional experience, at the forefront of network service, performing a broad range of technical tasks for a large mix of businesses. Each Progent consultant shares a proven collection of personal best practices which are incorporated into company-wide best practices standards that Progent instills in its consulting team. This means that you get not just world-class technical help, but also a consultant with proven methods for applying technical knowledge to fix actual network problems quickly.
Secure Application Publishing with ISA Server 2006 provides greater protection of intranet applications while supporting increased efficiency by making these resources available to authorized remote or mobile users. ISA Server 2006 helps guard business applications, services, and information across all network components with application-layer filtering and comprehensive publishing wizards. Progent's Microsoft-expert Internet Security and Acceleration Server consultants can help you design, install, set up, and support ISA Server on your system so your business achieves a highly functional and affordable balance of security, convenience, and performance.
Progent's application experts offer in-depth support, custom development, integration help, and online classes for leading applications covering key areas including ERP, financials, business reporting, web application development, and the MS Office family of business productivity software. As a Microsoft Partner with decades of background providing high-level consulting services online, Progent can assist small businesses throughout the U.S. to eliminate the time and expense associated with travel and on-premises activity without sacrificing the high quality of technical support.
Progent's Juniper-certified network engineers can help you evaluate the business case for adopting Juniper's SRX Series gateways, plan and execute cost-effective deployments, configure equipment to reflect your security strategy, and provide ongoing consulting services to help you monitor, manage, update, and troubleshoot your environment in order to maximize the business value of your SRX gateway solution.
Progent's Office and Office 365 experts can help companies to integrate Microsoft Office desktop and Office 365 apps such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Microsoft Access, Visio and OneNote into a cohesive productivity solution that provides quick ROI and promotes improved business outcomes. Progent can assist your company to integrate Office or Office 365 applications with each other and with other core Microsoft platforms including SharePoint Server, Microsoft Exchange Server and SQL Server deployed locally or in the cloud. Progent can also help you to resolve compatibility issues between different releases of Office desktop and can provide live online training to individuals and teams.
Progent's Mac support consultants can help you with a wide array of system infrastructure issues including system architecture, remote and mobile access, internetwork communication, security, and emerging technologies including VoIP and high-speed wireless connectivity. For company networks based exclusively on Mac OS X or for systems that use a combination of Mac, Linux and Windows powered servers and workstations, Progent has the knowledge and depth to handle the complexity of planning, configuring, and supporting a network infrastructure that is reliable, safe, efficient and supportive of your business goals. Progent can help you configure Appleís Xserve enterprise servers, Xserve RAID zero-downtime storage systems, and Apple's Xsan SAN systems. Progent can also provide skilled experts to support Cisco routers and switches.
For desktop and application virtualization, Progent can provide the expertise of a Citrix-certified XenDesktop consultant who can help your company to design a XenDesktop environment that improves the strategic value of your information network; configure XenDesktop software with your physical and virtual servers, end-user devices, and printers; upgrade your older desktop virtualization software to current releases of XenDesktop; and deliver advanced remote technical support. Progent can also instruct your IT staff to follow best practices to manage your XenDesktop solution effectively.
Progent's service experts in Apple OS X and Microsoft Windows technology can help you integrate Apple Macintosh and Windows systems into seamless networks with resource sharing and workgroup support. Enabling efficient co-existence among a variety of servers and workstations powered by Mac OS and Windows requires broad knowledge of and experience with Mac and Microsoft technology. Progent's background in Microsoft and Macintosh service makes it possible to provide expert support to businesses that depend on these platforms to keep their competitive edge. Progent's consultants can also assist you to interface Apple's iPhones and iPads to operate with smoothly with your Windows environment.
Progent's Intune consultants can help your organization to assess the business value of utilizing Intune for administering your mobile computers including notebooks, smartphones, and tablets based on Windows, iOS, and Google Android. Progent can assist your company to configure security and compliance policies, plan and deploy pilot environments to confirm the benefits of Intune for your network, install Intune throughout your IT ecosystem, integrate Intune with System Center Configuration Manager for single-console change management, and troubleshoot your Intune deployment.